The Ecology of Human Development

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Harvard University Press, Jun 30, 2009 - Psychology - 348 pages
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To understand the way children develop, Bronfenbrenner believes that it is necessary to observe their behavior in natural settings, while they are interacting with familiar adults over prolonged periods of time. His book offers an important blueprint for constructing a new and ecologically valid psychology of development.
 

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Contents

Elements of the Setting
43
The Analysis of Settings
107
Beyond the Microsystem
207
Notes
295

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About the author (2009)

Urie Bronfenbrenner is Jacob Gould Schurmn Professor of Human Development and family Studies and of Psychology, Emeritus,Cornell University.

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